Medical Director Articles - 2013 and Prior

The term "article" is used to describe any bulletin article, web site article, educational handout or any other non-LCD document intended for public release that contains coverage/coding statements or medical review related billing or claims considerations.

Articles address local coverage, coding or medical review related billing and claims considerations, and may include any newly developed educational materials, coding instructions or clarification of existing medical review related billing or claims policy.

These articles are written collaboratively by all DME MAC Medical Directors and posted on all DME MAC websites.

Last Updated Aug 09 , 2018
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RETIRED - Oxygen Testing and Documentation in the Medical Records DMD
RETIRED - Parenteral Nutrition - Least Costly Medically Appropriate Alternative Eliminated DMD
RETIRED - Physician Letter - Automatic External Defibrillators, Pneumatic Compression Devices, and Suction Pumps DMD
RETIRED - Physician Letter - Medicare Record Authentication DMD
RETIRED - Pneumatic Knee Splint - Coding Verification Review Requirement DMD
RETIRED - Policy Update - TENS (E0720, E0730) Additional KX Modifier Requirements and CMN Requirement Reinstated for Chronic Low back Pain Diagnosis DMD
RETIRED - Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Devices - Interpreting Physician Credentials DMD
RETIRED - Previously Deleted Code Reminder DMD
RETIRED - Prospective Billing for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition DMD
RETIRED - Reminder - Ultrasonic/Electronic Aerosol Generator With Small Volume Nebulizer - Coding Verification Review Requirement DMD